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Scrapbook journaling.

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Emma C. Clayton Autograph Album

Identifier: MS-1352

This autograph album, with Leaves of Affection embossed on its cover, opens with a dedicatory poem by the owner, Emma Clayton. It includes poems of friendship from friends, siblings, and a group of strangers who made a short sojourn with Clayton. Some poems are addressed to "Emma" while others to "Mrs. Clayton." Mollie Thomson wrote her sentiments in the various spaces of a sketched quilt block. Many of the signatures include locations in the "C.S.A."

Dates: 1860 August 24-1872 November 15